I am certified by the Florida Bar as an expert in intellectual property law and appellate practice.
The intellectual property side of my practice focuses on copyright, trademark and other intellectual property disputes. I enjoy the challenge of representing intellectual property owners and users alike, and am particularly experienced in representing photographers and others who are facing the unlicensed use of their copyrighted works and businesses facing trademark and service mark disputes. I've been quoted in publications such as the Tampa Tribune, St. Petersburg Times, Tampa Bay Business Journal, and Sarasota Herald Tribune.
The appellate side of my practice focuses on representing both appellants and appellees in the Florida District Courts of Appeal and Federal Circuit Courts of Appeals. I also assist my fellow attorneys in researching, writing, and preparing for appellate argument.
Admitted to practice before the United States Courts of Appeals for the First, Fourth, Ninth, Eleventh and District of Columbia Circuits.
Admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Middle District of Florida, Southern District of Florida, and District of Columbia.
I welcome contacts through Avvo, but please understand that there is no attorney-client relationship until we have a signed representation agreement.
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Dineen Wasylik is an outstanding lawyer whose understanding of both federal litigation and intellectual property law, particularly the areas of trademark and copyright, is substantial. Personable and charming, Dineen is an leader in the local and statewide community of intellectual property lawyers. I am pleased and proud to endorse her.
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|FL||Member in Good Standing||2000||09/08/2015|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Silver Key||American Bar Association||1997|
|Owner||Dineen Pashoukos Wasylik, P.A.||2013 - Present|
|Attorney||Conwell Kirkpatrick, P.A.||2006 - 2013|
|Attorney||Fowler White Boggs Banker||2005 - 2006|
|Attorney||Wiley Rein & Fielding, LLP (now known as Wiley Rein, LLP)||1999 - 2004|
|N/A||The Honorable Susan H. Black, United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit||1998 - 1999|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Intellectual Property Law Association||Member||2005 - Present|
|National Association of Women Lawyers||Member||2005 - Present|
|Hillsborough County Bar Association||Member||2005 - Present|
|Hillsborough Association of Women Lawyers||Member||2005 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||1997 - Present|
|Thornton v. J. Jargon Co. et al, No. 8:06-cv-01640||Jury verdict of no liability.|
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|Hillsborough County Bar Association Lawyer Magazine||Domain Names, Defensive Registration, and Bad Faith||2012|
|Hillsborough County Bar Association Lawyer Magazine||Supplementing the Record: Getting it Right in Florida Appeals||2012|
|Hillsborough County Bar Association Lawyer Magazine||Rule Change Clarifies Appellate Sanctions Procedure||2011|
|Hillsborough County Bar Association Lawyer||Copyright Registration: A Requirement, but Not Jurisdictional||2010|
|The Record, Journal of the Appellate Practice and Advocacy Section (Florida Bar)||Days are Days: Calculation of Time and Other Changes to the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure||2009|
|Hillsborough County Bar Lawyer||The Changing Face of Copyright Registration Practice||2009|
|Law of the Student Press (3rd Ed., 2008)||Copyright Chapter||2008|
|The Record: Journal of the Appellate Practice Section||To 50(b) or not to 50(b): Unitherm, Winghouse, and the New Rule 50||2007|
|Hillsborough County Bar Association Lawyer Magazine, Sept||Hostage Crisis: Ensuring Clients Retain Control of their Websites||2006|
|Hillsborough County Bar Association Lawyer magazine||The Changing Trademark Laws||2006|
|PLI Order No. GO-O1AK, 745 PLI/Pat 451||Copyright Issues on the Internet and the DMCA||2003|
|Professional Photographer, July 2002||Taking on Visual Search Engines on the Internet: Les Kelly Wins a Victory for Photographers Everywhere (co-author)||2002|
|Professional Photographer, January 2001||It's All About Image, The Importance of Obtaining a Subject Release (co-author)||2001|
|PLI Order No. GO-OON5, 653 PLI/Pat 245 (2001).||Copyright Issues on the Internet and the DMCA (co-author)||2001|
|Professional Photographer, Dec. 2000||Skyy's the Limit: Federal Court Confirms Copyright Protection for Commercial Advertising Photos (co-author)||2000|
|Cornell University||Communication||BS - Bachelor of Science||N/A|
|Georgetown University Law Center||Law||JD - Juris Doctor cum laude||N/A|
|IP Hot Topics: What You Need To Know in 2013||The New Frontier of Copyright Termination||2013|
|Fourth Annual Intellectual Property Symposium||Trademark Roundup||2013|
|New Technology Frontiers and Modern Corporate Realities: What Companies and Their Lawyers Need to Know About IP Today||Anatomy of a Website: Spotting and Understanidng the Legal Issues Associated With Your Web Presence||2011|
|Intellectual Property Landmines No Lawyers Should Step On||Trademark Keywords and Adwords||2009|
|South by Southwest Interactive||Journalism in the Blogosphere: A Guide to Internet "Press"||2007|
|Intellectual Property Law Update seminar||IP Developments in the Music Industry||2007|
|Student Publications School||Media Law||2004|
|Advanced Seminar on Copyright Law||Music and Movies on the Internet||2004|
|South by Southwest Interactive||Post-Napster: The Future of Entertainment Distribution||2001|